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Understanding and Treating Fear of Pain

Understanding and Treating Fear of Pain Author Gordon J. G. Asmundson
ISBN-10 0198525141
Release 2004
Pages 367
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People who suffer from chronic pain are typically found to be more anxious and fearful of pain than those who do not. Recent evidence has shown that the fear itself serves as a mechanism through which chronic pain is maintained over time. Even once the muscle or tissue damage is healed, a fear of further pain can lead to avoidance behaviour, which over time, leads to deconditioning (e.g. decreased mobility, weight gain). This in turn leads to further pain experiences, negative expectancies, and strengthened avoidance. It is the reciprocal relationship between fear and avoidance that is thought to be responsible for maintaining pain behaviour and disability.With fear of pain known to cause significant suffering and functional disability, there is a need for a greater understanding of this condition. This is the first book to explore this topic. It starts by introducing the current theoretical positions regarding pain-related fear and anxiety along with relevant empirical findings. It then provides comprehensive coverage of assessment issues and treatment strategies. Finally, the book suggests further areas for investigation. Pain-related fear and anxiety are now receiving considerable attention, and efficient and effective treatments are fast becoming available. This book will help guide and extend our understanding of a condition that has been shown to be associated with substantial suffering and disability.Readership: Researchers, clinicians, and trainees from a variety of disciplines (e.g. clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, general practitioners, dentists and physiotherapists) who treat people with chronic pain conditions



Pain

Pain Author Hubert van Griensven
ISBN-10 9780702059247
Release 2013-12-06
Pages 448
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The highly anticipated new edition of Pain: a textbook for health professionals (previous subtitle a textbook for therapists) has undergone a major rewrite in order to reflect the rapid developments in the field of pain management. It highlights an effective and evidence-based method, providing the theoretical basis to help with the assessment and management of persistent pain, while also discussing in depth a range of specific approaches. Pain: a textbook for health professionals is written emphatically from a biopsychosocial perspective. In order to set the scene, the introductory section includes chapters on the patient’s voice and social determinants of pain. This ensures that the deeply personal and social aspects of pain are not lost among the more technical and biological commentary. These aspects provide an overall context, and are revisited in chapters on participation of life roles, work rehabilitation and psychology. The basic science section includes key chapters on the psychology, neuroanatomy and neurophysiology of pain. This provides a basis for subsequent chapters on specific approaches such as pharmacology, physical therapy and complementary medicine. Pain in specific patient groups, including children, the elderly and those with cancer, are dealt with in separate chapters, as are pain problems such as complex regional pain syndrome and chronic spinal pain. Although the emphasis of the book is on long term pain, acute pain is discussed as a possible precursor and determinant of chronicity. Patient-centred approach to care – advocates listening to the patient’s voice Covers social determinants of pain Guides the reader from pain psychology to the practical application of psychological interventions Learning aids – chapter objectives, reflective exercises, case examples, and revision questions Emphasizes an evidence-based perspective Written by an international team of experts topics such as pain in children and the elderly, pain education for professionals, disability and medico-legal aspects expanded focus on complex regional pain syndrome, acupuncture and psychology improved layout for a better learning and studying experience



Phobias

Phobias Author Graham Davey
ISBN-10 0471969834
Release 1997
Pages 451
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Phobias A Handbook of Theory, Research and Treatment Edited by Graham C. L. Davey University of Sussex, UK * A complete summary of current knowledge about phobias, for the academic and clinician * First comprehensive handbook on the topic for 10 years * The latest research and findings presented in a single source * Contributions from eminent international clinicians and researchers Psychological treatments available for specific phobias have been refined considerably in recent years. This extensive handbook acknowledges these treatments and includes the description and nature of prevalent phobias, details of symptoms, prevalence rates, individual case histories, and a brief review of our knowledge of the aetiology of phobias. Key knowledge about phobias is brought together in this one critical and accessible handbook, which saves the busy clinician time and provides an authoritative guide to the literature. It is systematically compiled to act as a working tool providing an integrated, contemporary account of prevalent specific phobias, their treatment and theoretical issues concerning aetiology. The Handbook also reflects the important role of cognitive factors in psychopathology which generate and maintain phobic disorders, a process that is now recognized as important in their understanding and treatment. "The joy of Davey's book is that it skillfully blends the historical conditioning theory perspective with current cognitive-behaviour theories . the result is a complete summary of current knowledge about phobias, for clinicians and researchers . an invaluable handbook and an essential summary of the status of theory, research and treatment in phobias. It is highly recommended to researchers and to both novice and experienced clinicians." Roz Shafran, Behaviour Research and Therapy



Encyclopedia of Pain

Encyclopedia of Pain Author Robert F. Schmidt
ISBN-10 UCLA:L0089838171
Release 2006-12-28
Pages 2746
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The Encyclopedia of Pain includes more than 3,000 entries and provides clear, detailed and up-to-date coverage of the current state of research, and treatment of pain. In addition, detailed essays provide in-depth information on all aspects of nociception and pain, including substrates, causes, pathophysiology, symptoms and signs, diagnoses and treatment. A thousand color figures enhance understanding of this too-little-understood topic. The book is available in print, in online only form, or in a print-online bundle.



Psychological Mechanisms of Pain and Analgesia

Psychological Mechanisms of Pain and Analgesia Author Donald D. Price
ISBN-10 UOM:39015047861359
Release 1999-01-01
Pages 248
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Psychological Mechanisms of Pain and Analgesia has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Psychological Mechanisms of Pain and Analgesia also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Psychological Mechanisms of Pain and Analgesia book for free.



Stolen Tomorrows Understanding and Treating Women s Childhood Sexual Abuse

Stolen Tomorrows  Understanding and Treating Women s Childhood Sexual Abuse Author Steven Levenkron
ISBN-10 0393340953
Release 2008-05-17
Pages 288
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"The most practical, down to earth, thoughtful, and sensitive book written on women's childhood sexual abuse."—Samuel C. Klagsbrun, MD From the psychotherapist who offered groundbreaking work on self-mutilation (Cutting) comes a landmark examination of the psychology of sexual abuse. Stolen Tomorrows encourages the 20 percent of women who have been abused to think about, talk about, and seek help for what has been their secret shame. In addition to giving therapists and other helpers an empathic insight, Stolen Tomorrows will enable the survivor to recognize herself in both her personal history and her current struggle to overcome the legacy of abuse.



Manual of Clinical Behavioral Medicine for Dogs and Cats E Book

Manual of Clinical Behavioral Medicine for Dogs and Cats   E Book Author Karen Overall
ISBN-10 9780323240659
Release 2013-06-04
Pages 832
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This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included.



New Research on the Psychology of Fear

New Research on the Psychology of Fear Author Paul L. Gower
ISBN-10 UVA:X004898537
Release 2005
Pages 233
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Fear is a normal human emotional reaction - it is a built-in survival mechanism with which we are all equipped. Fear is a reaction to danger that involves both the mind and body. It serves a protective purpose - signalling us of danger and preparing us to deal with it. The major components of fear are sensations, feelings, cognitions and behaviours. Fear can be individual or collective such as expressed in the national fear in the United States related to terrorism. The Washington DC sniper attacks caused widespread fear in a large geographic region far out of proportion to the real danger. Individuals must cope with fear on a daily basis in a myriad of forms: financial fears, health fears, relationship conflict fears, dental appointments, fears about the future etc. This new book collects important research, which helps shed light on important issues in this field which touches all of us each day.



Contextual cognitive behavioral therapy for chronic pain

Contextual cognitive behavioral therapy for chronic pain Author Lance M. McCracken
ISBN-10 0931092833
Release 2005
Pages 132
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Contextual cognitive behavioral therapy for chronic pain has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Contextual cognitive behavioral therapy for chronic pain also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Contextual cognitive behavioral therapy for chronic pain book for free.



Sex Gender and Pain

Sex  Gender  and Pain Author Roger B. Fillingim
ISBN-10 UOM:39015050746257
Release 2000-01-01
Pages 393
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Sex Gender and Pain has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Sex Gender and Pain also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Sex Gender and Pain book for free.



Abstracts

Abstracts Author
ISBN-10 CHI:089030545
Release 2005
Pages 668
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Abstracts has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Abstracts also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Abstracts book for free.



Wounded By Reality

Wounded By Reality Author Ghislaine Boulanger
ISBN-10 9781136873041
Release 2011-02-25
Pages 202
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The culmination of three decades of studying and treating survivors of adult onset trauma, Wounded by Reality is the first systematic attempt to differentiate adult onset trauma from childhood trauma, with which it is frequently confused. When catastrophic events overtake adult lives, they often scar the psyche in ways that psychodynamically oriented clinicians struggle to understand. For Ghislaine Boulanger, the enormous challenge of working with these patients is unsurprising. Survivors of major catastrophe, whether a natural disaster, a life-threatening assault, a serious accident, or an act of terrorism, experience a near-fatal disruption of fundamental aspects of self experience. The sense of agency, of affectivity, of bodily integrity, the capacity for self-reflection, the sense of time, and the ability to relate to others - all are called into question.



Pain

Pain Author Harald Breivik
ISBN-10 UCSD:31822034431635
Release 2007
Pages 340
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Edited by Harald Breivik and Michael Shipley, this text offers the most up-to-date advice on the assessment and treatment of pain.



Comprehensive Treatment of Chronic Pain by Medical Interventional and Integrative Approaches

Comprehensive Treatment of Chronic Pain by Medical  Interventional  and Integrative Approaches Author Timothy R. Deer
ISBN-10 9781461415602
Release 2013-02-11
Pages 1104
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Edited by master clinician-experts appointed by the American Academy of Pain Medicine, this is a state-of-the-art multidisciplinary textbook covering medical, interventional, and integrative approaches to the treatment and management of pain. It is designed as a practical and comprehensive primary reference for busy physicians and is also an up-to-date resource for preparing for certification examinations in pain medicine. · Written and edited by world-class authorities · “Key Points” preview contents of each chapter · Leading edge medical topics, such as monitoring opioid use and abuse, and the emerging role of cannabinoids in pain treatment · Expert guidance on full range of interventional techniques · Clinical anatomy and physiology for the interventionist · Behavioral dimensions of the experience and management of pain · Integrative approaches for treating the “whole person” · Legal issues, such as failure to treat pain · First-hand patient accounts



Understanding Pain

Understanding Pain Author Harry J. Gould, III, MD, PhD
ISBN-10 1934559822
Release 2006-12-11
Pages 172
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An estimated 50 million Americans suffer from chronic pain, and an additional 25 million experience acute pain as a result of surgery or injury. Many people assume they must live with pain, but this is simply untrue. Most pain can be managed or greatly eased with proper pain management; however, the reality is that most pain goes untreated, under-treated, or improperly treated. With proper management the overall health, well-being, and quality of life of millions of Americans can be improved. Understanding Pain provides a comprehensive guide for individuals who do not have medical training yet experience chronic pain and wish to improve their understanding about the problem they live with each day. Chapters include:Chapters include: Explanation and rationale for acute and chronic pain treatments A self-evaluation to collect and organize important information that should be communicated to the healthcare provider An explanation of how pain is perceived and processed by the brain to equip patients with a basis for understanding the selection of treatment options Resources for patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals And much more This book will help patients understand the multifaceted nature of pain and the range of treatment options available for its management. It will also enable them to communicate more effectively with their doctors and other healthcare providers. This latest volume in the American Academy of Neurology Press Quality of Life Guide series is an essential tool for all individuals coping with chronic pain, caregivers, and allied healthcare professionals.



Relieving Pain in America

Relieving Pain in America Author Committee on Advancing Pain Research, Care, and Education
ISBN-10 9780309214841
Release 2011-10-26
Pages 382
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Chronic pain costs the nation up to $635 billion each year in medical treatment and lost productivity. The 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act required the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to enlist the Institute of Medicine (IOM) in examining pain as a public health problem. In this report, the IOM offers a blueprint for action in transforming prevention, care, education, and research, with the goal of providing relief for people with pain in America. To reach the vast multitude of people with various types of pain, the nation must adopt a population-level prevention and management strategy. The IOM recommends that HHS develop a comprehensive plan with specific goals, actions, and timeframes. Better data are needed to help shape efforts, especially on the groups of people currently underdiagnosed and undertreated, and the IOM encourages federal and state agencies and private organizations to accelerate the collection of data on pain incidence, prevalence, and treatments. Because pain varies from patient to patient, healthcare providers should increasingly aim at tailoring pain care to each person's experience, and self-management of pain should be promoted. In addition, because there are major gaps in knowledge about pain across health care and society alike, the IOM recommends that federal agencies and other stakeholders redesign education programs to bridge these gaps. Pain is a major driver for visits to physicians, a major reason for taking medications, a major cause of disability, and a key factor in quality of life and productivity. Given the burden of pain in human lives, dollars, and social consequences, relieving pain should be a national priority.



Chronic Muscle Pain Syndrome

Chronic Muscle Pain Syndrome Author Paul Davidson
ISBN-10 PSU:000016313828
Release 1989
Pages 234
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This first handbook on fibrositis offers vital information, sound advice, and a program of treatment for a disease that currently affects millions of Americans.